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February 2019


FEBRUARY 12, 2019                                         6:30 PM

Chair Ralston opens meeting

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call: Chair Ralston, Vice Chair Deluca, P Skubic, L Tahija, B Beihoffer, Deputy Treasurer Ralston, Clerk Drobac

Please turn off all cell phones and pagers. This meeting will be taped for transcription and archival purposes.

Motion: Deluca\Skubic to approve January minutes                                          Passed 5/0

Treasurer’s report: Checking-$194.101.93              Long Term Investments-$251,725.95                       Savings Accounts-$230,726.97                        Total: $676,551.84

Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to approve treasurer’s report                                  Passed 5/0

Claims presented

Motion: Skubic\Deluca to approve claims as presented                                  Passed 5/0


Motion: Deluca\Tahija to let contracts for Fire Chief and Safety Officer expire      Passed 5/0

Federal Fair Labor Standard Investigation of complaint update: Reported by Ralston – Greenwood Township has no violations and was found in compliance. No written report, from Matthew Latuff, will be given.


Motion: Deluca\Beihoffer to approve signing work order for Broadband to continue         Passed 5/0

Motion: Skubic\Tahija to approve repair and service for generator                            Passed 5/0

Motion: Deluca\Skubic to approve a 3-year contract for generator service, paid annually                 Passed 5/0

Motion: Beihoffer\Skubic to approve Resolution 19-03 for donation of $200.00 from Greenwood Quilters                                                              Passed 5/0

Budget review: Ralston recommended a budget number for 2020 as $325,350.00

Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to present budget at $325,350.00 at annual meeting     Passed 5/0

Reports: Supervisors: Deluca-repair skating shack light, wants to continue $1000.00 spending for maintenance supervisor. Tahija-TSAA looking at 3year contract —$5.00 raise per capita per year.         Beihoffer – disappointed in the Broadband meeting, it seemed to be a recruiting meeting. John Bassing explained the Broadband meeting.        Safety-Drills scheduled with the Lucas machine, also snowmobile drills, and portable pump drills.                                Fire Dept: Chief Fazio reported 7 EMR runs, 1 Drill, 2 meetings and 1 training. Fire dept membership voted – yes- on a $100.00 gift cert for Scott Christofferson as a thank you for working with Greenwood Township fire dept.                                                                                                               Motion: Deluca\Beihoffer to approve a git cert. for $100.00 for Scott Christofferson   Passed 5/0 Motion: Deluca\Skubic to authorize the Box Alarm process for 911 dispatch and rescind Auto Alarm                  Passed 5/0                                                                                                                                                                                      Fire Dept sold 2 radios.                                                  Motion: Deluca\Tahija to continue the IAMRESPONDING program with the fire dept. \ annually        Passed 5/0                                                                                          PERA service list needed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Motion: Skubic\Tahija to approve selling old fire dept radios, etc. for $695.00 Passed 5/0                  Chief Fazio attend the Laurentian North meeting. Supplemental Fire Fighters insurance payment due March. The State Fire Aid forms were sent in. Kristal Strong was invited to Tower Ambulance training as EMT.  Jeff Damm from Fortune Bay looking at Fire dept. snowmobile rescue training. EMR’s to attend air care training in Eveleth. The township pickup truck did not start, Deluca to check on battery maintenance.

Junk mail will be available for viewing and then will be recycled

Public comment- none

Correspondence: Letter from SLC Fair board asking for a donation                                                                                                                                                                Motion: Beihofferl\Tahija to approve donation of $100.00 to SLC Fair Board                           Passed 5/0    Letter from Scott Kregness regarding pension monies owed. Letter from Tom Moore and Cindy Johnson regarding a variance granted. Lake Country Power annual meeting notice. Insurance information from MBA. Jan meeting minutes from SLCAT. SLCAT LOBBY DAY announcement. SLC variance approval for T Bakk. SLC CUP approval for Bayview. SLC notice of meeting for J Skubic requesting a variance. SLC denial of variance for D Ribich. SLC notice of meeting for CUP for C Scholtec. SLC listing of permits issued in Greenwood Township. SLC state tax forfeit property classification change to non-conservative. Email from Paul McDonald introducing himself. Received the Fire Alarm and Life Safety System Inspection Certificate.

Note: Most of audience left

BOARD OF AUDIT-            Clerk and Treasurer books checked by board members                                                   Motion: Beihoffer\Tahija to accept Clerk and Treasurer books with the Board of Audit   5/0 passed

Motion: Skubic\Deluca to adjourn                                            Passed 5/0                          9:05 pm

Sue Drobac                                                                         Mike Ralston


Clerk                                                                                      Chair